Rotary-led water conservation program awarded US$2 million to help farmers in India

New Delhi : With limited irrigation facilities in India, many farmers are dependent on rainfall, leaving them vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Extreme weather events like droughts, floods, and storms affect soil fertility, crop yields and livestock production – all of which have led to reduced productivity and income for farmers. To improve […]

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54th Anniversary of Earth Day with an Inspiring “Compost Carnival: Waste Not, Compost Lots”

Kolkata: As the world observes the 54th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, The Mamta Sumit Binani Foundation, Home for You, Yi of CII, Emami Kolkata Centre for Creativity, Maheshwari International Business Foundation, Eyantram, Sew In Style, together with MSME Adda hosted the “Compost Carnival: Waste Not, Compost Lots!” – an interactive and inspiring […]

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EIOA Observes World Optometry Day 2024 At The Leprosy Mission Trust India, Kolkata

Kolkata: Eastern India Optometric Association commemorated ”World Optometry Day 2024” in collaboration with Delhi Optometric Association at The Leprosy Mission Trust India: The Premananda Memorial Leprosy Hospital, Kolkata. The celebration started with felicitation of dignitaries associated with the organisations present in the program.  It proceeded with the speech of the President of Eastern India Optometric […]

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EzeRx Celebrates Women’s Day By Organising Free Anemia Screening Camp

Kolkata: Recognising the vital role women play in society, and empowering them with crucial information regarding their health, Ecells, a pioneering healthcare organisation, conducted a free anemia screening to mark Women’s Day 2024. Organised at Dum Dum Ananda Ashrama Sarada Vidyapeeth, Kolkata the event witnessed a healthy turnout of 300+ women, including school girls. The […]

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MARATHAN-Run for tribals will be held at Ajodhya hill

Kolkata: Marathon for Tribals is being organized by Kushal Educational Foundation, Purulia on February 25 at Ajodhya Hill. About a thousand runners have registered for the marathon till date and number of participants may increase as huge applications are coming from all corner of Jangal Mahal. The marathon will be held in three categories five […]

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BSF Organizes Awareness Program On “Human Trafficking, Child Sexual Abuse”   

Kolkata:Border Security Force, 08th Corps, AHTU team, under South Bengal Frontier, in collaboration with Shakti Vahini NGO, Barasat, North 24 Parganas and village members, carried out a special investigation on “Human Trafficking and Child Marriage” by AHTU Team Ramnagar on 13th February. An awareness program on the topic “Prevention” was organized at Kumari ICDS Complex of Kumari village. In this program, 177 people including members of Shakti Vahini […]

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Iconic buildings go blue to uphold children’s rights

Kolkata : Some places of worship, iconic buildings and structures of Kolkata and different districts in West Bengal have been illuminated in blue light for the past couple of days. Famous structures like Bidhan Sabha Bhavan (Assembly Building), Howrah Bridge (Rabindra Setu), Metcalfe Hall, Birla Planetarium, Nehru Children’s Museum, Kolkata Press Club, Birla Industrial and […]

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